International Paper Journeyman I - Pipefitter in RED RIVER MILL, Louisiana

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Pipe Fitter Journeyman I


International Paper, a major paper producer, is proactively committed to maintaining a leadership role in our industry. Our Red River mill in Campti, LA has a need for a qualified Mechanical Journeyman I.


  • Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent

  • NCEER certification preferred


  • 5 years of pipe fitting experience

Qualifications Required

  • Ability to work in team environment

  • Ability to work shifts

  • Cut, prep and prepare pipe to specifications, using tools such as saws, cutting torches, and pipe threaders and benders.

  • Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications, by welding and threading joints.

  • Attach pipes to walls, structures and tanks, using brackets, clamps, tools or welding equipment.

  • Inspect, examine, and test installed systems and pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.

  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting and installation

  • Lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, and related equipment, following blueprints.

  • Plan pipe system layout, installation, or repair according to specifications where isometric drawings are not available. Point “A” to “B” and so forth.

  • Select pipe sizes and types and related materials, such as supports, hangers according to specifications.

  • Rig, hoist/lift & move materials.

  • Required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations

  • Be able to identify the following: Valves (type, size, rating), Flanges (type, size, rating), Gaskets (type, size)

  • Have the ability to make a field drawing and execute the job from that.

  • Proper flange breaking techniques

  • Using a torque wrench to get the proper torque on the connections

  • Bend and install tubing

  • Calculate piping offsets


  • Family medical and dental, life insurance, short-term disability, paid holidays and vacation time, retirement and 401K savings plan.

Application Process

The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment test, team interview, hands-on test, background check and a health/drug screen.

Invitation for assessment test will be sent via e-mail. Applicants must monitor e-mail for test invitations.

All applications must be submitted at Applications will not be accepted on site.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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